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Amy Leona Havin
Amy Leona Havin is a poet, essayist, and arts journalist based in Portland, Oregon. She writes about language arts, dance, and film for Oregon ArtsWatch and is a staff writer with The Oregonian/OregonLive. Her work has been published in San Diego Poetry Annual, HereIn Arts Journal, Humana Obscura, The Chronicle, and others. She has been an artist-in-residence at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Archipelago Gallery, and Art/Lab, and was shortlisted for the Bridport International Creative Writing Prize in poetry. Havin holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cornish College of the Arts and is the Artistic Director of Portland-based dance performance company, The Holding Project.

Review: Danielle Ross presents ‘Lineage’

Utilizing choreographic iterations and iconography from different dance lineage backgrounds, the choreographer and performer offered a uniquely abstract look at the spiraling chain of Portland dance connectivity.

Review: Oregon Ballet Theatre’s ‘Firebird’ takes flight

Yuri Possokhov’s highly acclaimed rendition of the Russian folktale was accompanied by “Indigo,” Stanton Welch’s one-act contemporary octet, and the world premiere of “Eco” by Paul Taylor Company resident choreographer, Lauren Lovette.

LitWatch January: To the new year

2023 begins with readings by authors including Erika Bolstad, Nathan Slinker, Leanne Grabel, Bill Siverly, Curtis White, Dianne Stepp, and Josephine Woolington.

2022: A Literary Year in Review

Amy Leona Havin looks back at a year of book releases, events, interviews, and inspirations from Oregon’s literary bounty.

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